WordPress Plugin: A Marriage made in Heaven for UpdraftPlus and FreeNAS

The goal here is to use FreeNAS storage to store UpdraftPlus backups of WordPress sites. Local user authentication is assumed for FreeNAS. Outline of the basic steps: A. Set up the UpdraftPlus storage root. Set aside storage space on FreeNAS for UpdraftPlus. Create the UpdraftPlus user and group on FreeNAS. Configure and start the FTP …
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Scripted WordPress Installation

If the statistics are to be believed, in 2020: WordPress powers 35% of the internet. Around 60% of CMS sites are WordPress. Around 28% of WordPress sites run e-commerce. Around 75% of hacked CMS sites were built on WordPress ūüėĘ There are few current guides in the iXsystems Community Forum for setting up WordPress and none …
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Tautulli in a FreeNAS Jail

At the time of preparing this post, I’m working with FreeNAS 11.3-U4-1 and Tautulli 2.5.5. As evidenced in the forum thread Tautulli been running fine but now can’t start, the transition from Python 2 to 3 has been somewhat bumpy for Tautulli users on FreeNAS. The Tautulli FreeBSD/FreeNAS Installation Instructions lends itself to scripting, however, it leaves the …
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TrueCommand Auto-Update

Update (10/08/2020): For the most recent version of this resource, refer to the thread TrueCommand Auto-Update¬†in the Resources section of the FreeNAS Community Forum. Want to ensure that you’re always running the latest version of TrueCommand in a Docker container? Docker Compose is the enabler for automatic updates. This technique I first used on resources …
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Nextcloud and Collabora Integration on FreeNAS

Update (10/08/2020): For the most recent version of this resource, refer to¬†Nextcloud and Collabora Integration in the Resources section of the FreeNAS Community Forum.¬† Resource Collabora and OnlyOffice are popular office suite choices for Nextcloud. This is a collection of notes on how to get Collabora Online Development Edition (CODE) working in Nextcloud behind a …
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Nextcloud and OnlyOffice Integration on FreeNAS

Update (10/08/2020): For the most recent version of this resource, refer to Nextcloud and OnlyOffice Integration in the Resources section of the FreeNAS Community Forum. Resource Collabora and OnlyOffice are popular office suite choices for Nextcloud. This is a collection of notes on how to get OnlyOffice working in Nextcloud behind a reverse proxy on …
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TrueCommand 1.2.2 Installation Enhancements

The command in the TrueCommand Guide: docker run –detach -v “/hostdirectory:/data” -p¬†portnumber:80 -p¬†sslport:443 ixsystems/truecommand:latest A practical example: sudo docker run –detach -v “/tc-data:/data” -p 8080:80 -p 8081:443 ixsystems/truecommand:latest There are a number of issues with this: The data is lost if the Ubuntu VM is destroyed; The time in the container does not correspond to …
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Nextcloud, Office Suites and FreeNAS

Nextcloud and Office Suite Integration Here are some equivalence terms: Interested in hosting your own office suite like Office 365 or Google Docs? Refer to the resources Nextcloud and OnlyOffice Integration and¬†Nextcloud and Collabora Integration Below is a table summarising the current editing capabilities of various mobile office offerings for Nextcloud. N = View only …
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Resilio Sync in a FreeNAS Jail

Update (10/08/2020): For a scripted version of this resource, refer to Scripted Resilio Sync Installation in the Resources section of the¬†FreeNAS Community Forum.¬† Intended Audience This post may be of interest if you are setting up Resilio Sync, not using the supplied plugin, but in a jail under FreeNAS 11.3. Assumptions The guide is suitable …
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DNSMasq in a FreeNAS Jail – A better approach

Intended Audience This post will be of interest if you use DNSMasq in FreeNAS and would like to keep the configuration file outside the jail. Background¬† The main issue of building a standard DNSMasq installation in a FreeNAS jail or using the DNSMasq community plugin, is that the configuration file /usr/local/etc/dnsmas.conf is stored within the …
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